The Oak of Women


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Kvindeegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Midtjylland, Århus Kommune
Viby Kirke, Viby J. Kvindeegen.
56;07.680N+10;09.919E

Google Earth coordinates:
56.12800 10.16532    Guide

Maximum age:
92

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
In 1916, women in Viby planted this oak in commemoration of women's right to vote, June the 5th, 1915.

Comments:
The age refers to 2008.

Value:
Notable within a region

Web page:
http://www.lokalhistorieiaarhus.dk/viby/Kvindeegen.htm

Reference:
Anonym (KKR) 2006
Kvindeegen
http://www.lokalhistorieiaarhus.dk/viby/Kvindeegen.htm

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (28-05-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (28-05-2008)